On Wednesday, NBC News reported that Trump called for a larger nuclear arsenal during a July meeting at the Pentagon, citing three unnamed officials in the room.
"In suggesting that a broadcast network's license be targeted because of its coverage, Mr. Trump once again evoked the Watergate era when President Richard M. Nixon told advisers to make it hard for The WashingtonPost to renew the FCC license for a Florida television station it owned", The New York Timessaid in its report on the tweet.
"Even if Trump is right and the story is completely invented, there is no basis under the First Amendment to ensure NBC loses its broadcast license, which would mean that it would have to stop broadcasting".
It was also reported, soon after the meeting ended, one of the officials heard Tillerson say Trump is a "moron".
NBCNews reported that Trump told his top generals that the USA military's nuclear arsenal should be beefed up by a factor of ten, an observation that shocked senior military officers.
The MOST protected form of speech under by US Constitution is political speech.
Officials told NBC News that Trump was presented with a chart that illustrated the decline in the size of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, which now includes 4,000 weapons, during the summer Pentagon meeting. Trump wrote. "Bad for country!" NBC, which is owned by Comcast, "holds broadcast licenses for several stations".
The president's suggestion is unlikely to do much to ease his frustrations.
"Under deregulatory measures that Republicans successfully pushed over the past generation, challenging a license on the grounds that coverage is unfair or biased would be extremely hard", the newspaper reported.
Trump said that, in his opinion, the press was making up their anonymous sources. He's just shouting that it isn't true, from the bully pulpit of the White House, and suggesting that NBC should be silenced.
North Korea's foreign minister has said Donald Trump "has lit the wick of a war", according to a Russian state news agency.
He said: "The tendency is to go with players with first-team experience because you have evidence of how they will react". Michael O'Neill: We were great in the second half, especially after being 2-0 down against that level of opposition.
In the same time-frame, the amount imported from Iraq dropped by 20%, as Iran replaces Iraq as the top supplier to Turkey. In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq.
The trailer also features glimpses of several other characters and quick cuts that leave viewers with more questions than answers. In many ways, it is reminscent of the darker second instalment of the original trilogy, The Empire Strikes Back .
While coal is expected to remain the largest source of electricity generation in 2022, its lead over renewables will be halved. By the end of 2016, China had increased its solar PV capacity by almost 800 times, with more than 77 gigawatts now installed.
Officials tell ABC News that the suspect was speeding when he barreled through a police barricade and hit a police officer . Just before midnight, police said , the suspect led officers on a high-speed chase while driving a U-Haul truck.
Chris Coleman (Wales): "We're on risky ground if we go in with a game plan of trying to soak the pressure up for 90 minutes". Should Wales win and Serbia fail to beat Georgia , Coleman's men would qualify automatically for Russian Federation 2018.
Myanmar authorities say clashes have stopped, but the exodus continues daily, by the thousands into neighboring Bangladesh. Bloody riots in 2012 forced over 100,000 Rohingya to flee to refugee camps in southeast Bangladesh, where many still live.
Extra battle is another new distraction that tasks players with completing timed challenges and win exclusive costumes. Street Fighter fans will be happy to find out that Capcom has confirmed Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition today.
Trump has repeatedly referred to the Russian campaign to interfere in the presidential election as a "hoax" invented by Democrats. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) to require greater disclosure of the sources of digital political ads.
Cuba says during the second and third visits, it let the US import special equipment and granted access to all facilities. The total of Americans affected has now reached 22, with another medically confirmed case being announced on Tuesday.
Iceland qualify for their first WC
The 2018 World Cup's first game will feature hosts Russian Federation on June 14 in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. All Iceland needed to do was defeat last-placed Kosovo at home to clinch a berth at Russian Federation 2018.
Hey Melania, Ivana Trump Says 'I'm First Lady'
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Football Legend, Hall of Famer YA Tittle Dies, 90
Under coach Bernie Moore, LSU had employed a single-wing attack, but that called for a tailback who could run and pass. Tittle was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971, and his No. 14 jersey is retired by the Giants .
Derek Carr's role Sunday still uncertain for Raiders
Lynch hasn't done much - 45 carries, 151 yards and a touchdown - and he has yet to carry the football at least 20 times in a game. Making matters worse is Derek Carr is out with a back injury for multiple weeks, and EJ Manuel will start in his place.
Shoulder injury sidelines Smith for T20 series
Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was on fire as he dismissed Australian captain David Warner in the first over of the game. Virat Kohli called correctly in the first T20 against Australia at Ranchi and decided that India would bowl first.
USA lifts some of toughest economic sanctions on Sudan
A further round of sanctions was put in place in 2006 in response to Sudanese forces' actions in the troubled Darfur region. Saudi Arabia has succeeded in persuading the United States administration to lift economic sanctions imposed on Sudan .
North Korean Workers May Have Prepared Your Salmon Fillet
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Everything We Know About the Las Vegas Shooting Suspect
Stephen Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley said through her lawyer Wednesday that the Las Vegas gunman was not the man she knew. While Danley was away, Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in the Philippines, according to senior law enforcement officials.
Yankees To Go With Gray And Sabathia In ALDS Games 1 & 2
That could end up being in Arizona's wheelhouse since power threats such as 1B Paul Goldschmidt, 3B Mike Lamb and RF J.D. The New York Yankees (+1400) stack up well against the Minnesota Twins (+2800) in the wild-card game.
Bale out - Wales without Madrid man for final two qualifiers
Tom Lawrence insists Wales will not be fazed by the loss of talisman Gareth Bale for their final two 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The 28-year-old missed their La Liga game with Espanyol on Sunday but reported to the Wales camp the following morning.